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November 12, 2018

French car-pool app Blablacar branching into bus lines

This post was originally published on this siteFrench car ride-sharing app Blablacar said on Monday it had offered to buy Ouibus, a bus operator owned by state rail firm SNCF, in the first major departure from its digital business model toward building a broader transport company.
November 12, 2018

Apple shares drop on iPhone suppliers’ warnings

This post was originally published on this siteApple Inc shares fell to their lowest in more than three months on Monday as three suppliers issued warnings on results that pointed to weakness in iPhone sales.
November 12, 2018

VW could build up to 50 million electric cars: Automotive News

This post was originally published on this siteVolkswagen could build up to 50 million electric cars on its new electric vehicle platform and is looking at expanding its manufacturing footprint in the United States, Chief Executive Herbert Diess told Automotive News.
November 12, 2018

France to ’embed’ regulators at Facebook to combat hate speech

This post was originally published on this siteFacebook will allow French regulators to “embed” inside the company to examine how it combats online hate speech, the first time the wary tech giant has opened its doors in such a way, President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday.
November 12, 2018

Volkswagen open to joining German battery cell consortium: source

This post was originally published on this siteVolkswagen is open to joining a German consortium exploring production of electric car battery cells and will discuss the matter at a supervisory board meeting on Friday, a person familiar with the matter said on Monday.
November 12, 2018

Apple shares drop after iPhone supplier Lumentum cuts forecast

This post was originally published on this siteApple Inc shares fell to their lowest in more than three months on Monday as the main supplier for its Face ID technology, Lumentum Holdings Inc , slashed revenue and profit forecasts, citing reduced orders from a major customer.
November 12, 2018

France to ’embed’ regulators at Facebook in fight against hate speech

This post was originally published on this siteIn the first move of its kind, Facebook will allow a small number of French regulators to “embed” inside the company and examine how the social media giant combats hate speech online, President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday.
November 12, 2018

SoftBank seeks Deutsche’s advice on Saudi power investments: sources

This post was originally published on this siteSoftBank has hired Deutsche Bank to advise on its power investment plans in Saudi Arabia, two sources familiar with the matter said.
November 12, 2018

VW capable of building 50 million electric vehicles: CEO in Automobilwoche

This post was originally published on this siteVolkswagen’s electric vehicle platform and battery procurement plans are being readied to handle production of 50 million vehicles, Chief Executive Herbert Diess told German trade publication Automobilwoche.
November 12, 2018

Icahn says VMWare should be worth $300 per share, cites Red Hat deal

This post was originally published on this siteCarl Icahn said on Monday VMWare should be worth $300 per share, the activist investor’s latest bid to scuttle Dell’s plan to go public by buying back shares tied to its interest in the software company.
November 12, 2018

SoftBank seeks hard cash in Japan telco IPO

This post was originally published on this siteSoftBank Group Corp has won approval to conduct a 2.4 trillion yen ($21.04 billion) initial public offering (IPO) of its Japanese telecoms business, in a deal that will seal the group’s transformation into a top global technology investor.
November 12, 2018

Germany wants binding deal on EU digital tax at December meeting

This post was originally published on this siteGerman Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said he favors getting a binding deal on a European Union digital tax at a meeting of EU finance ministers in December and that he supported the French model.
November 12, 2018

Japan’s SoftBank steps closer to transformation with mammoth mobile IPO

This post was originally published on this siteSoftBank Group Corp has won approval to conduct a 2.4 trillion yen ($21.04 billion) initial public offering (IPO) of its domestic telecoms business, in a deal that will seal the group’s transformation into a top global technology investor.
November 12, 2018

Digitalization can save oil upstream business $73 billion a year: Woodmac

This post was originally published on this siteEnergy firms could save an annual $73 billion within five years in oil and gas exploration and production by making better use of existing computing technology, energy consultancy Wood Mackenzie said.
November 12, 2018

French minister Le Maire insists EU is close to digital tax deal

This post was originally published on this siteFrench Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Monday that a European Union plan to tax big internet firms such as Google and Facebook was close to being struck, despite several EU governments having pushed back against the idea.
November 12, 2018

Japan’s SoftBank steps closer to transformation with $21 billion mobile IPO

This post was originally published on this siteSoftBank Group Corp’s domestic telecoms unit on Monday received approval to list on the Tokyo Stock Exchange through one of the biggest-ever initial public offerings (IPO) at 2.4 trillion yen ($21.04 billion), a regulatory filing showed.
November 12, 2018

SoftBank’s mobile unit launches $21 billion IPO: filing

This post was originally published on this siteSoftBank Group Corp’s domestic telecoms unit on Monday received approval to list on the Tokyo Stock Exchange in an initial public offering (IPO) worth 2.4 trillion yen ($21.04 billion), a regulatory filing showed, one of the biggest IPOs ever.
November 12, 2018

Russian cybersecurity firm Group IB to open global HQ in Singapore: CEO

This post was originally published on this siteRussian cybersecurity company Group IB is to open a global headquarters in Singapore this year or in early next as part of international expansion plans, Chief Executive Ilya Sachkov said.
November 11, 2018

Democrats to probe Trump actions on AT&T, Amazon: aide

This post was originally published on this siteWhen Democrats take control of the U.S. House they plan to investigate the Trump administration’s attempt to block AT&T Inc from acquiring Time Warner, and whether officials sought to punish Amazon.com Inc by prodding the U.S. Post Office to hike shipping prices for the world’s largest e-commerce company, a senior Democrat and a congressional aide said on Sunday.
November 11, 2018

Democrats to probe Trump actions on AT&T, Amazon: Axios

This post was originally published on this siteWhen Democrats take control of the U.S. House they plan to investigate the Trump administration’s attempt to block AT&T Inc from acquiring Time Warner, and whether officials sought to punish Amazon.com Inc by prodding the U.S. Post Office to hike shipping prices for the world’s largest e-commerce company, a senior Democrat said on Sunday.
November 11, 2018

Democrats to probe Trump actions on AT&T, Amazon.com: Axios

This post was originally published on this siteWhen Democrats take control of the U.S. House they plan to investigate the Trump administration’s decision to try to block AT&T Inc from acquiring Time Warner, and whether officials sought to punish Amazon.com Inc by prodding the U.S. Post Office to hike shipping prices for the world’s largest e-commerce company, a senior Democrat said on Sunday.
November 10, 2018

France to hunt for tax cheats on social media

This post was originally published on this siteFrance’s tax administrators will start searching through social media accounts in early 2019, a pilot project in the fight against tax avoidance, Budget Minister Gerald Darmanin told weekly business TV show Capital.
November 9, 2018

Apple finds quality problems in some iPhone X and MacBook models

This post was originally published on this siteApple Inc said on Friday it had found some issues affecting some of its iPhone X and 13-inch MacBook pro products and said the company would fix them free of charge.
November 9, 2018

Apple says it found issues with some iPhone X and MacBook devices

This post was originally published on this siteApple Inc said on Friday it had found some issues affecting some of its iPhone X and 13-inch MacBook pro products and said the company would fix them free of charge.
November 9, 2018

Twitter cuts suspect users from follower counts again, blames bug

This post was originally published on this siteTwitter Inc made another attempt to make users’ tallies of followers more accurate on Friday, subtracting millions of suspicious followers which had reappeared on the social media service since a major purge in July.